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Dirty games

Azerbaijan will be showing its friendly face this month as it hosts the European Games. But it’s what is going on behind the scenes that is important, argue Emma Hughes and James Marriott.

Filed in: Azerbaijan Oil Politics

What lies behind Europe’s murky oil deals with Azerbaijan?

EU politicians’ vested interests in the resource-rich country are supporting the regime’s suppression of human rights. Molly Scott Cato writes.

Filed in: Azerbaijan

A free and fair election in Azerbaijan? No chance

As Azeris go to the polls, Emma Hughes explains why the result is already a done deal.

Filed in: Azerbaijan Politics

Azerbaijan's pompous kleptocrat

Worldbeater dishes the dirt on Ilham Aliyev, master of autocratic self-enrichment.

Filed in: Azerbaijan

Eurovision re-opens old wounds in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan’s hosting of the event on 26 May has caused tensions in the region as Armenia pulls out.

Filed in: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict Music

Every breath they take

A toxic legacy of industrial pollution is the reason why Sumgait in Azerbaijan has the highest infant mortality rate in the world.

Filed in: Azerbaijan Health Pollution

Country Profile

Filed in: Azerbaijan

  • August 5, 1999
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